Top twenty firm Philip Lee is to move across the Grand Canal to a bigger Dublin 4 premises and plans to recruit at least 50 new lawyers this year.
The firm is moving to a new 2,500-square-metre headquarters at Connaught House, 1 Burlington Road, Dublin, in the largest commercial property let of Q2 2021.
Philip Lee currently employs 158 in its Dublin, London, Brussels and San Francisco offices, with over 70 lawyers based in Dublin 4.
Managing partner Jonathan Kelly (small picture) said: “Our 50 new lawyers will be deployed across most practice areas of the firm, further broadening the depth and scope of expertise available to our clients in Ireland and internationally.
“The firm’s new office is a much larger space that will accommodate our expanded team both now and into the future with the capacity and adaptability to embrace in-office and hybrid working.”
The firm acts for the Health Service Executive, Microsoft Corporation, Fiat Republic, Airbnb, Dominos, Mainstream Renewable Power, Disney, BBC Film, Brown Bag and MGM, among others.